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Photograph - Picnic in Bush with Horse Drawn Wagon, 1910-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 92744

Summary:
Photograph of two women, a man and a child in the bush with a horse drawn wagon. Image is part of a collection of photographs, documents and trade literature relating to Daniel Harvey Pty. Ltd. agricultural implement manufacturer, Box Hill, Victoria.
Description:
Sepia toned photograph mounted on an off-white backing board.
Description Of Content:
Two women, a man and a child picnicking in the bush. There is a horsedrawn wagon in the background with signage on it that reads: D.Harvey Implement Manufacturer, Box Hill. The child is sitting on the horse, which is drinking from a washing dish resting on the picnic table. The people depicted are probably Daniel Harvey, founder of the firm, and his family on a picnic.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Veronica Harvey, 1987
Discipline: Technology
Dimension Comment: Photograph size

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Tagged with: bushes, horsedrawn vehicles, horses, picnics picnicking
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Daniel Harvey Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Picnicking
Tertiary Classification: group portraits
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Commissioned By: Daniel Harvey Ltd, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1920

Comments

Veronica Elaine Heeney nee Harvey Posted on 15 Apr 2011 10:44 PM
The women are Maud Harvey on right and possibly Lydie Finger if so the child is Dorrie Finger and the man is Bert Finger. However the other woman could be another of her sisters and her husband and child.

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